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NNUH Staff Awards open for nominations!

NNUH Staff Awards open for nominations!

0 on April 1, 2015, 4:14 pm

Patients from across Norfolk are being asked to nominate the health professional or hospital team who has gone the extra mile in providing their care at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital or Cromer Hospital. With the support of the Eastern Daily Press the annual patient choice award enables the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) to […]

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Breckland Planning

Breckland Planning Applications Weekending 31st March 2015

0 on April 1, 2015, 11:49 am

The latest list of planning applications registered by Breckland Council during the week ending 31st March 2015 has been published. Applications may be inspected during normal office hours, at the Planning Department, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, and any representations in respect of them should be made, in writing, to Martin Pendlebury Director of Planning & Business Manager. If an application needs to […]

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Could you be a Patient Research Ambassador?

Could you be a Patient Research Ambassador?

0 on March 31, 2015, 2:39 pm

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit at least two volunteer Patient Research Ambassadors who will play a key role in the clinical research taking place in their community. The Patient Research Ambassadors (PRAs) will work alongside the clinical research team at the hospital, giving support and guidance to help them ensure patients taking […]

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Cycle team embark on coast to coast challenge to raise funds for cancer charity

Cycle team embark on coast to coast challenge to raise funds for cancer charity

0 on March 31, 2015, 2:34 pm

Cycle team embark on coast to coast challenge to raise funds for cancer charity – finishing in Great Yarmouth on Easter Monday A remarkable cycle challenge will be taking place over the Easter weekend to raise funds for a cancer charity. Twenty cyclists will ride from Aberystwyth to Great Yarmouth in under four days to fundraise for Delete Blood Cancer […]

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Thank you to Norfolk’s volunteers

Thank you to Norfolk’s volunteers

0 on March 30, 2015, 3:39 pm

“Where would our communities be without volunteers?” This is the question that led Voluntary Norfolk, the county’s largest volunteering organisation in the County to host a special thank you afternoon at their Norwich headquarters last week. Karl Hills, Senior Community Volunteer Co-ordinator for South Norfolk said; “Our volunteers are fantastic, they give freely of their time and energy to support […]

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Friends prepare for epic run around Norfolk in memory of Freya this weekend

Friends prepare for epic run around Norfolk in memory of Freya this weekend

0 on March 30, 2015, 1:53 pm

A group of 27 friends are preparing for an epic relay run around the whole of Norfolk in memory of an inspiring 22-year-old who set up a trust for fellow sufferers of leukaemia before she passed away. Freya Barlow, a trainee doctor from Feltwell, raised more than £10,000 in the final year of her life to help people suffering from […]

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Time running out for ‘hot listed’ travel cards

Time running out for ‘hot listed’ travel cards

0 on March 30, 2015, 1:47 pm

Concessionary travel card users in Norfolk have one week to make sure their smartcard is valid before a new ‘hot listing’ system blocks their free travel. Concessionary pass holders’ smartcards are electronically checked as they board buses in Norfolk and for the last four weeks cards that have been reported lost, stolen, or withdrawn for some other reason, have been […]

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Easter Fun at Thetford Craft Fair

Easter Fun at Thetford Craft Fair

0 on March 30, 2015, 1:39 pm

Thetford Players Easter Craft Fair takes place this Saturday, 4 April, 10am to 3pm at the Carnegie Room, Thetford with free entry. Stalls to browse include handmade jewellery, knitted items, handmade scrabble tile art, book art/book folding, cards & gifts, Scentsy and Forever Living. Thetford Players will also be displaying some of their costumes and props for visitors to have […]

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Thetford’s ‘Health Awareness Day’ on 11th April

Thetford’s ‘Health Awareness Day’ on 11th April

0 on March 30, 2015, 1:27 pm

Local people involved in the School Lane and Grove Lane Surgery Patient Groups are promoting ‘health awareness’ at an informative open day on Saturday 11 April 2015. Held at the Carnegie Room in Thetford, the Health Awareness Day will see a range of displays and information provided by health related support groups. In the evening people can watch the Thetford […]

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Norfolk residents warned of recent spate of cold callers

Norfolk residents warned of recent spate of cold callers

0 on March 27, 2015, 2:02 pm

Trading Standards and Norfolk Police have received reports of several householders being cold called by a group of men offering to undertake gardening work and hedge cutting, most recently in the Great Yarmouth area. The callers had persuaded a number of residents to agree to work which was started straight away and when completed demanded an inflated price for the […]

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Cromer by Andy Jamieson flickr.com/photos/yakstrangler/

Fresh chance for views on Cromer and Sheringham parking

0 on March 27, 2015, 1:58 pm

A fresh opportunity is being given to people living or running businesses in Cromer and Sheringham to give their views on parking in the two towns. A Norfolk County Council survey that ran from early January to 15 February achieved a good response, with return rates of 36% in Cromer and 29% in Sheringham. However, it is being re-opened online […]

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Horses Working

Spring has sprung at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse – Bank Holiday Monday 6 April 2015

0 on March 27, 2015, 8:40 am

Roll up, roll up! Celebrate the new season with the spectacular Spring Fair at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse! Conquer the exciting inflatable obstacle course and see who can travel the furthest on the highly challenging bungee run. Marvel at the talents of the Spirit of Carnival stilt walkers and try on some of their outrageous and brightly coloured carnival costumes. […]

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What do you call a flock of Pop Up Shops on the North Norfolk Coast?

What do you call a flock of Pop Up Shops on the North Norfolk Coast?

0 on March 27, 2015, 8:13 am

As the days warm up and the North Norfolk Coast is bathed in sunshine, another natural wonder takes place. Artisans and local producers descend on Dalegate Market in Burnham Deepdale, like a flock of migrating birds. Rather than nesting, this wonderful collection of people are here to open Pop Up Shops. 2015 is the second year of Pop Up Shops […]

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£25,000 win to kick-start digital Breckland and South Holland transformation programme

£25,000 win to kick-start digital Breckland and South Holland transformation programme

0 on March 27, 2015, 7:59 am

£25,000 of government funding has been won by Breckland Council and its partner South Holland District Council, to kick-start a comprehensive programme of digital transformation that will provide more online services for residents A spokesperson for Breckland Council said: “Making local services even more accessible to all residents is a priority area for the Council. The new Corporate Plan outlines […]

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Unique partnership offers Easter revision for Dereham GCSE students

Unique partnership offers Easter revision for Dereham GCSE students

0 on March 27, 2015, 7:50 am

More than 100 Norfolk high school students are to receive extra tuition over the Easter holidays thanks to a unique partnership between Norfolk County Council and the Norwich School. The council and independent school are working together to give GCSE students in state schools extra support to achieve their potential. Students from Open Academy, City Academy Norwich, Flegg High School, […]

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